Maulana Azad College

Maulana Azad College

Affiliated to the University of Calcutta
NAAC Accredited with 'A' Grade
DBT Star College with Star Status
Maulana Azad CollegeGovt. of W.B.

Department of Chemistry

About the Department

Inception : 1926
Course Offered : B.Sc. Chemistry (Honours) under CBCS system of the University of Calcutta (3 years, 6 Semester)
Student Intake Capacity (2018-19 Academic Session) : 43
Demand Ratio
(number of Intake: number of applications received) (2018-19Academic Session)
: 1: 42
Cut off Percentage of Marks sought during Admission : 60% in Aggregate & 60% in Phys, Chem & Math each 
Number of Present Faculty : 09
Associate Professor : 04
Assistant Professor : 05
Number of Faculties with Ph.D. : 08
Total Number of Class-rooms : 03
Number of Class rooms with LCD facility : 03
Number of Computer Lab (with high speed (100 MBPS) Internet & LAN facility) exclusively for Students : 01
Number of Computers for exclusive use of Student : 11
Number of well-equipped & spacious Under Graduate Laboratories : 03
Number of Books/Titles in the Departmental Seminal Library for the use of Students : 228
Special Instruments:
Due to the generous support from the different research funding agencies of the Government of India like DBT, UGC, CSIR, DST and the Higher Education Department, Government of West Bengal, the department is equipped with:
: FT-IR (Perkin-Elmer)
UV-VIS Spectrophotometer (PE)
Fluorimeter (PE)
Rotary Vacuum Evaporator (Eyela)
Powerful Aspirator (Eyela)
Low temp. Bath with Magnetic Stirrer (Eyela)
Semi-micro Balance (Mettler- Toledo)
No. of Research Laboratories : 03
Academic Activities beyond Classroom: : DBT Star College programmes: Invited Lecture Series, Hands-on-Training, Student Seminar, Poster Session
Field work
Institution Visit
Co-Curricular Activities: : Students are encouraged to organize and participate in different Co-curricular activities like Quiz Competition, Drama, Recitation, Dance, etc on a regular basis.
The University Result: :
Academic Placement of Students in renowned Institutions for higher education after Final Year of the Course : Students of this Department, after their completion of the course, pursue higher studies like M.Sc., Integrated M.Sc., etc, through JAM or different competitive exams, and opt for different Higher Educational institutions such as:
IIT Dhanbad, IIT Guwahati, IIT Kanpur, IIT Mumbai, IIT Kharagpur, Calcutta University, Pondicherry University, Rajasthan University, Punjab Central University, Hyderabad-School of Chemistry, IIEST, Shibpur
     

Courses & Syllabus :

B.Sc. Chemistry (Honours) under CBCS system of CU : View
Semester wise Course Structure offered by Department : View

Old syllabus of Calcutta University (1+1+1 Regulations, 2010).: View Syllabus

Key Features of the Courses Offered:

CORE Course of Chemistry (CC)
SEC-A: Mathematics and Statistics for Chemists
SEC-B: Pharmaceuticals Chemistry
DSE-A (1): Molecular Modelling and Drug Design
DSE-B (1): Inorganic Materials of Industrial Importance
DSE-A (2): Applications of Computer in Chemistry
DSE-B (2): Novel Inorganic Solids
GE (1& 3): Mathematics
GE (2 &4): Physics

Learning Outcome

Learning outcome Chemistry : View

The Department of Chemistry gives a sincere effort for the overall nourishment of each and individual student according to their learning capacity in a healthy and friendly atmosphere. After successful completion of B.Sc. (Honours) in Chemistry under the CBCS Curriculum of the University of Calcutta, the departmental expectations regarding learning outcomes for the students may be categorized as follows:

    Cognitive Development:

  • Gradual development of an analytical mind to understand the fundamental scientific principles, especially in Chemical Science and their interrelation with other scientific domains, instead of mere memorizing discrete scientific facts.
  • Intellectual Development:

  • Independent thinking ability to develop a testable hypothesis, conduct appropriate research experiments, compile raw data, recognize assumptions, limitations and sources of errors in experimental measurements and draw conclusions.
  • Scientific Skill Development:

  • Rationalization of the information obtained from library, online and literature resources to solve chemical problems and ability to prepare logical and concise written reports, oral and poster presentations.
  • Employment Opportunities:

  • Exposure to employment opportunities in diverse fields such as research, teaching, R&D, forensics, analytical laboratories, etc.

Lesson Plan

Chemistry Lesson Plan : View

Open Resources

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Faculty:

Dr. ASHIS KUMAR MUKHERJEE

Qualification: M.SC. , PHD
Designation: ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR & Head
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Dr. SUCHETA SINGHA (CHANDRA)

Qualification: M.SC. , PHD
Designation: ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
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Dr. SUBHENDU MAITI

Qualification: M.SC. , PHD
Designation: ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
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Dr. RAJENDRA SAHA

Qualification: M.SC. , PHD
Designation: ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
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Dr. AMBARISH RAY

Qualification: M.SC., B.Ed., PHD
Designation: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
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Sri SANJU DAS

Qualification: M.SC.
Designation: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
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Dr. SUBHODIP SAMANTA

Qualification: M.SC. , PHD
Designation:ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
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Dr. AJANTA MUKHERJI

Qualification: M.SC. , PHD
Designation:ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
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Dr. ARIJIT KUNDU

Qualification: M.SC. , PHD
Designation:ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
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